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a heavy burden in order to justify such an act. "stand your ground" law's like all self-defense laws require this heightened showing of necessity. the particular version of "stand your ground" law's which began with florida's 2005 law differs drastically from other "stand your ground" law's and from the common law of self-defense in three important respects. first, these laws are meant the common law duty to retreat. this has the result of emboldening individuals to escalate confrontation as opposed to an alternative rule which would be escalate confrontation and the duty to retreat in place the duty to safely retreat creates second, these laws shift the legal presumptions regarding reasonableness of one sphere it under a florida type law the actors presumed to be reasonably in fear of imminent death if he is in his home or automobile and this presumption abrogates the need for someone who is responsible for homicide to affirmatively demonstrate the necessity of taking another human life. third these laws provide the unity for arrests and civil liability. this has the unintended effe
services committee, has been very much involved putting those sanctions in place. alas national defense authorization act had the last tranche in that bill. i'm not one who has any sense at all and opposed to sanctions. as opposed, i am very for it. if we respond to this possibility in a negative way instead of being study and keeping sanctions in place, if we tighten the screws now when it looks as though, apparently against some opposition at home and in iran, that the iranian leadership may be willing to talk about ending, modifying, changing and making less threatening their nuclear program, and to response is negative, they could very well lose the very countries, particularly russia and china, who have stood with us to put sanctions in place internationally. it would weaken our current stations possibly, and i would say probably but at least possibly, for us to respond possibly, for us to respond rhetorically or through additional sanctions in a negative way before we have taken the couple of months that are needed to explore the reality as to whether there is a real change in ira
there and the defense minister in brussels before we afghanistan. feel that things have significantly improved and changed for the better during the last ten-year period. have been there perhaps 12 times or so. my staff who is with me today will tell me later on it was only 11 or it was really 13. have been there a lot. and the changes are pretty striking, particularly in the last few years. that is not the impression which the american people have and i will get into that in a moment. but that to me is the obvious fact that things have changed better.nged for the number of ways in afghanistan. first of all, it is more secure. is more secure because we came. it is that simple. we and our allies have made a difference. army,rowth of the afghan the strength of the afghan army on the police now, which has grown into a much more capable and respected force, including local police, which has made a major difference villages ofy in the afghanistan because they are directly connected to the elders in those villages. feared forcemost policeose 25,000 local feared by the taliban and because they are so
a a newd campus an international campus women's economic . defense dollars to open up a women's economic development school, a.i.d.?'t that why is it d.o.d.? significantly to the security of the country, but i think basically the answer is because the d.o.d. did a number of things including some of the commanders' expenditures which helped the development of that is so essential to its security and this is part of it. at thee story we got american university at a town meeting we had there is one hisdent we talked about life experience. when the taliban was there, he took refuge with his family. a younger boy at that time. for safety.o iran taliban wereheas th driven out, he came back and was accepted at the american university. taught himself as a matter of fact, how to read and how to right. he is now interviewing for a job as a sales manager at seimens and applying for a scholarship. there are four fullbright scholars at the american university in kabul. wanted me to say thanks to the american people. so this is as close as i will be able to come. ine education system afghanistan, not
interception. all games in defense proved why they are number one in defense, holding the wolfer eens to minus 48 yards, rushing the worst o output in michigan history. >> let's jump to the fourth. under three minutes - nsu puts the nail in the coffin. >> 40 yard touchdown, langford. 29-6, a lopsided win. >> ohio's coach hasn't lost a game in 35 months. things didn't go well. that's not good. danny etling's pass intercepted. then on ohio state's second play from scrimmage, different story. braxton miller to jeff. produced defense mia. 40-yard touchdown. ohio state extending to 21 games, ball game. how about big 10 action, penn state and illinois back on track after losing last week. penn state kicker sam from 35 yards out. game tied at 17. we go to overtime. christen on third and call carder coming up big with his first touch down catch. 24-17. now it's illinois's turn. nathan schillehouse's pass. intercepted. fights and holds on to win 24-17 in ot. >> they are resilient. we have a great bunch of kids. they come back every week, work hard. i'm proud to be their head football coach. >> wisconsi
interception. the game is part of defense, approving why they are ranked number one. wolfer ins rushing. the worst output in michigan history. let's jump to the fourth. with under three minutes to go, msu puts the nail in the coffin. 40 yard touch down, langford a buck 20. it was the most lopsided win in the series since 1967. >> we shust robinson -- shut robinson down, it was a two-headed quarterback. how did we do it? played good defense. played our defense. there was no surprises. what they saw is what we saw. >> big 10 action, penn state and illinois look to get back on track after losing last week. sam finkin - tied at 17. to overtime. chrissian haken berg on third. kyle comes up big with a first td catch. 24-17. now it's illinois's turn. this is when nathan selhouse, his path tipped at the ends zone. penn state fired up and hold on for the win. >> how about wisconsin and iowa looking to break a record of 42 and two. second quarter wisconsin down six. star i have to peterson off a 44 yard touchdown. there's more where that came from. star vi pitch and catch. joel star vi with a 11
attacks against us. it is definitely can clearly self-defense if we are going after groups that are plotting attacks against us. the underwear bomber and the attempt to bomb the cargo planes, all of a sudden some of these attacks were coming out of yemen, and we had to respond to that. i make no apologies for the fact that we targeted anwar al-awlaki. he was targeting us. that is the classic definition of self-defense. we should make that case unapologetically. but unfortunately, far too often we don't make it clear why we're doing this. now, i understand the need for secrecy. but we -- and we don't have to reveal all of it. but it is my personal opinion whenever we to a targeted strike whether it's a drone, whether it's sending in a special operations team, whatever it is, we need to at least briefly explain why. now, i realize some of these strikes are on the title 50 side, so they're secret. but that's our decision. we can reveal what we want to reveal. we don't have to reveal it all, but we do have to reveal enough to say this is why we hit this person. and it was clear
meeting withw days our commanders, our troops, president karzai. and the defense minister from brussels before he went to afghanistan. he feels that things have significantly improved and changed for the better during the last 10 years. i have been there perhaps 12 times or so. the staff later will tell me if it is really a 11 or 13. we've been there a lot. strikinges are pretty especially in the last few years. that is not the impression the american people have. that, to me, is the obvious fact that things have changed and changed for the better in afghanistan. first of all, it's more secure. we and our allies have made a the growth, the strength of the afghan army and the police now which has grown in a much more capable and respected force including the acal police, which has made major difference particularly in the villages about anna stan -- villages of afghanistan. the most feared force are those 25,000 local police feared by the taliban. because they are so directly ed to the homes and they become a major threat to the taliban control and success. they are a resilient force and
. the war was declared in june of 1812, but for the defense that i read about really take place some in 1813 but fundamentally the six weeks in 1814 and the british were attacking washington and baltimore and the work continued on through early 1815. before we get to the six weeks what was the conclusion of the war? >> the treaty was concluded with negotiations christmas eve of 1814 and in a lot of ways the treaty which wasn't ratified until a few months later, the treaty reasserted the status quo so people think the war of 1812 didn't really settle anything but it actually settled quite a bit in terms of establishing that canada would remain at that time part of great britain but lead the pack for its future independence and the united states but is given more or less a green light for the westward expansion. >> steve fogle was our guest talking about the war of 1812. he is a national reporter with "the washington post" and has also written a book called the pentagon a history. 20,258,538,890 for those in the east and west time soon. to discuss the war fet 125-85-3891 if you live in the mou
know, it's tough game. it's a physical game. they've run the ball must. they play great defense against us. it is always a fight. >> look at the last game. we didn't score a point until the second of a half. it's always a really good game. >> the linebacker is hoping for a good game as he gets the starting nod today over josh finds in cleveland. a spinal cord contusion threaten to his career. >>> an injury has shuffled the ravens offense of line. a starting left guard needs back surgery. he will likely miss the rest of his season. shipley steps and as the starter. matt burkes retirement and the trade of brian mckinney, the ravens have changed three starters on the offensive line the change that -- that won the super bowl. >> the ravens and browns go at it today. 4:15. see live right here on wjz-13. >>> today is the final day for the greek festival in mount vernon. if the 42nd annual festival at the greek orthodox cathedral. it features the historic displays and a wide variety of food and pastries. admission is free. doors open today at noon and the celebration ends following the ravens
care about defense fracture and education. if fell madly we don't take on the larger challenges then the people relying open the program we're not doing a service to them. it they are important for our nation. and they are important to i know many of my constituents and others who are relying on them for a secure retirement and future. my home is that we can lay a foundation for a larger fiscal agreement for the country as my colleague talked about. because if we don't get at the underlying fiscal challenges, then we're going continue to be where we are today. one thing i hope we can agree on islet not kick the can down the road again. sis fiscal year 2007 we've had 16 continuing redd resolution. think about it short term funding pieces anyone who interacts with the government has no certainty in the private sector in term behalf we're going do next. no one run a business this way, no one run a family this way. i hope in a minimum around the table we can agree to fund the government through the end of the fiscal year and commit to ourselves that there won't be anymore government
: absolutely but dianne feinstein is not the person to do it. her biggest negotiation comes in from the defense contractors. a need to replace her with someone else like henry waxman or bernie sanders. jonathan strong who covers congress for national review magazine tweeted this about feinstein cause reaction -- -- feinstein's reaction -- thomason maryland, and republican caller. alexander had it right on the money. we are going through a lot of politics. obviously it is unpopular. associate nominee good things with the word "espionage." many goodciate not things with the word "s cannot show." -- "espionage." going back to it alexander said, made ace s valtem and we usually have to justify things with probable cause. we are not willy-nilly spying on angela merkel. that is a good strategy to half. there is some intelligence -- if there is some intelligence we are doing legitimately, we can always fall back on it and that is pretty much what i want to say. the story in "the washington post" has the headline -- group thatbipartisan wants to rein in the nsa spying program and stop this dragnet coll
/3 of the federal budget is basically medicare, medicaid, social security, defense spending and interest on the public debt. that is where the money is, that is where we're going to make any progress inwe reducing spendingn the future we have to focus our attention. >> host: carl from chicago, illinois, on the line for democrats. you're on with mr. hoagland. >> caller: good morning, gentleman. mr. hoagland, you're saying a balance between spending and revenues. i think thatth you got it wrong. this is where the problem is in my eyes. in 2000 we had a balanced budget anhad surplus. republican chose to take all the surplus and borrow money to have tax cuts, okay? they said that we could have a war. in six weeks it wasn't going to cost as you dime. that wasn't true. it cost us a trillion or two dollars, maybe one or two trillion doll -- $2 trillion. we had the recession where americans lost 30% of their net worth and lost gdp because the recession started in 2007. gdp in 2007 and 8. which probably comes to maybe about, comes to maybe about a couple of trillion dollars. this is not about the
that regulates the body's defense system-- and destroys it. in so doing, it's destroying all of your ability to mount a defense against any other germ that might come along or any cancer cell that might come along. but that's not all. because h.i. is a retro virus, it can also insert its genetic material into selected t4 cells. alexandra levine: and as long as that t4 cell lives, the virus is living also inside of it. we used to think that if we can just keep the virus hidden in the dna there, then eventually those t4 cells will die out and we might be able to cure this. but it turns out that those long-lived "latently infected" t4 cells in which the virus is there, hidden in e dna, ey may live 20 or 30 years, and therefore, the ability to really re is infection may not be possible. ronald mitsuyasu: so it's a very insidious virus that attacks human immune cells, integrates within the cell itself, and then replicates within those cells and then goes on to attack additional immune cells. and the terrifying thing about h.i.v. is that... the patient really does not have an immune response to th
, the mystic and foreign. we work closely with the state usaid, defense department, with the government of iraq, and many others in order to prevent, and resolve violent conflict. i would like to recognize some of the folks here today. of course, prime minister maladie, thank you for returning to the institute. have the minister of foreign defense the minister of advisor,ional security and both members of the council of representatives. the ambassador to the united chief staff to the prime minister, the chief media adviser in the office of the prime minister, head of counterterrorism bureau, deputy chief of mission for the embassy and the military general who is the attachÉ for the embassy of iraq. today, formers secretary of state and the first woman secretary of state for the united states, madeleine albright great i am listing her team,t of the usip which includes steve hadley, jeremy rads, kristin lord, our executive vice president. i would like to recognize a couple of special state ambassadorguest, jones, the assistant secretary of state for near east affairs, the u.s. ambassador to iraq
security ? since when the? and i remember when there was a defense department how did nobody raises question? [laughter] it is absurd trading to be head of the biggest university system in the country that you pour involved with suppressing freedom and trading people? i wanted to say that tonight [laughter] >> faq for that because actually i was intrigued by your question or comment why players are outraged did being a lawyer i with the national lawyers guild also a of also thinking about the famous lawyer that besides at berkeley law school to actually in addition to being the right to of the torture memos was actually the first author of the surveillance program that we are now so aware of. i have to share this many people have heard the story of john ashcroft and tuesday and at the bedside that was about the president surveillance program written by john drew all loan initially authorized ward to wiretapping on u.s. citizens although that was a statement of public comment on what it means we have people like john teaching the next generation of lawyers and napolitano just to get
play face. for the third time in the game, completely full defense. 261 yards in the air and 44 on the ground. the nail in the coffin going to the end zone. second pick of the game and the expression says it all. 1-8 and 0-6 with a 33-28 loss to arizona. san jose state and unlv with 13 yards to chandler jones. gets his foot down. the tenth catch of the year. later in the quarter. halloween is over, but san jose has tricks up their sleeves. hands off and billy freeman to third yards to kyle nun. looks like they are going to win it 34-24 the final. picking off the quarterback and 33-yard pick 6. buckeyes off and running. inflict it to brown. the buckeyes got the 56-0 win. the 21st straight victory. a brief time out with the championship. a two-man lead. he was looking for the first win of the year and should be an entering weekend to thosuffered in silence... hoped... and lived in a state of fear... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage. financial help for those in need. and nobody can be denied because o
to address here is corporate tax reform. question, as it relates to defense spending, there is no question in my mind that additional reductions in defense spending are going to have to happen. they will have to be done in a way that focuses on a strategic goal of protecting this country going forward. we're back to the same situation of balancing out spending reductions, whether in defense versus food stamps. we have to find a balance between all of our spending and stay on a path that is fiscally sound for the future of our children and grandchildren. the caller brings up for a sanders and an editorial of his from last week. do not cut the big benefit programs. we must not balance the budget on the backs of the most full marble people in our country. what do you think ernie sanders -- bernie sanders'role will be? case for will make the the whole marvel members of our society. i think that is a useful role but he plays. thatasic problem here is it is the entitlement programs and not the safety net programs. it is the medicare and social security programs going forward we will have to addr
for the grand jury. and there were defense attorneys that decided to attack the stem by claiming judges were by a disproportionate number, appointing too many anglos as grand jury foremen because that's what judges did. judges selected the informationman for the grand jury. did not select the members. but among the members, would choose who the foreman would be. and i was subpoenaed one time back then without the defense attorneys doing their homework and they intended to put me on the stand in their attack on a raceist grand jury foreman system and used that to establish that, gee, it was grossly unfair, disproportionately number of anglos were chosen. and before i testified, they did their homework and found out hat actually, it was a disproportionate appointment, if you only looked at race, i had ppointed proportionly more african-americans as informationmen of my grand jury than the percentage of african-americans in my district. . and the reason i did that is because i didn't care who anybody's race was. it didn't matter to me. but i had to look at the backgrounds of the individuals, lo
defense saved us, our offence bill was out. hats off to them. >> michigan state hosting michigan. 23 seconds left. connor cook fades back. fowler is open. michigan state's defense was tenacious. holding the wolverines to mines us 48 yards rushing, due to seven - i said seven sacks. at one point michigan state quarterback devon gardner on three straight plays. the spartans close the deal. 40 out of 120 rushing yards. 29-6. spartans won five of the last six meetings. >> a wild finish. watch this. korn huskers looked done. they marched down the field, ron kellog the third with desperation, hail mary into the end zone, tipped and caught by junioredan wester camp - are you killing me. nebraska with a winner. turning to the nfl. dna ver broncos head coach john fox will undergo heart surgery. he'll be away from the team. he had been toldful his heart condition and hoped to delay surgery until after the season. fox felt dizzy while playing golf. his doctor recommended he undergo ai otheric valve surgery. the team has not named an interim coach. >> earlier the boston red sox clinched the worl
of america possibly getting an eagle scout. former defense secretary to be its new leader. >> and blurred lines stevie wonder told him don't do it but the family of d.c.'s marvin gaye is still going to file suit against robin thicke. >> don't forget we are always on wusa9.com 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. the wusa9 app is obenshain tried to outlaw. birth control pills. rape or incest. criminals, felons shows, a month law, in bulk. instead of dictating to women, criminals. this ad. [ male announcer ] some things are simply better at home. like the enticing aroma and distinctive taste of nespresso. elegant capsules meet masterfully crafted machines, and one touch creates the perfect coffee, cappuccino, and latte. ♪ tempt all your senses with one extraordinary coffee. [ penélope cruz ] nespresso. what else? [ male announcer ] available at these fine retailers and nespresso-us.com. >>> howard is here. thank goodness after his little accident this morning. left a bump on his head poor baby but not mess up the rein. he's here to tell you about the forecast. >> i'm going to be checked out la
according to the cbo. snap is the first line of defense for the most vulnerable among us and help insure millions of americans and have access to food. the fact the house proposed and passed a bill with such unconsciousble cuts to snap is beyond me. we do not turn backs on farmers seeking help with crob insurance, and we should not turn our backs on hungry americans. according to the environmental working group, taxpayers subsidize 6 # 2% of a cost of farmers insurance premiums. some can be as much as 100% of the cost of the most basic coverage level. crop insurance is the only farm income support program not subject to some of -- some form of means testing. that is why i support the senate language which reduces level of premium subsidies to farmers with aadjusted growth income, and some of the other concerns include the mandatory funding level for outreach and assistance for socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers. the inclogs of central state university as a land grant institution, and the ability of schools to serve more fruits and vegetables under the fresh fruit and vegetable p
of the ministry of defense. and we had a tan tank outside or hotel and i think it was perfectly safe. thithere were the woke i week ie 22 people died in bombings and attacks across the city. >> it's a worrisome situation. it's not as bad as mexico it should be pointed out or as colombia. but it's a bad situation. and it could get worse and the government is fall down on the job with regard to counter terrorism and the political deals that may tamp down the violence. juan cole thanks for joining us with that back drop of the north campus at the ys university of michigan. >> there is more evidence that the launch of the new health website is rockier than first feared. on the first day 3 million people tried to use the website and six people managed to get thank you anthank youthrough an. the site is one of the key ways that people withhel with health insurance are supposed to sign up for coverage. results for day two showed some progress on that day 248 people enrolled. the administration hopes to have 7 million people signed up by next march. >>> if you are one of the 14 million americans that
state defense was stifling. gardner wants the pass. michigan rushing -48 yards. the 4th quarter run, goes for a touchdown. michigan state improves to 8-1. the win means the spartans get possession of the paul bunyan trophy. >>> when georgia plays, a short pass to girly. nothing girly about this. going 73-yards to the end zone. neither of these teams are ranked. georgia winning 23-20. >> the nebraska-northwestern game, the unquestioned play of the day. nebraska trailing by three, kellogg throws to the end zone with all he's got. the ball comes down in the crowd where it's tip and into the arms of jordan westercamp. 49 yards on the score as the cornhuskers win. the loss keeps northwestern winless in the big ten. >>> still to come on this saturday night edition of sports. the giants make a move that doesn't surprise anyone but signals cup else and perry is pest golfers in the charles schwab cup. kenny perry stands to take home $1 million. perry about the birdie putt at 13. he's tied for seven. perry can't win. he's hooting for fred couples. they will hit in the middle of the green and
coverage. >> this is the defensive lie they've created. the fact is the american people are intelligent enough to choose between the plan they have now and the offer on the exchange and you've heard kathleen sebelius say we're not going to give them that choice. we're canceling these policies and compelling them to sign up for these. >> one word headline, dismiss seive. stuart: we'd like your stories if your insurance has been canceled. that's what these people are talking about now on capitol hill. if this applies to you, we'd like you to contact us, get onto our facebook page and tell your story, what's the deductible you've been forced into? what's the plan that you've been forced to get rid of and what's the plan that you're forced at much greater cost to take on? we want to hear from you. back to the hearings. >> could not get their health condition for a fixed tips written in. they have have a new day in a very competitive market, 25ers p-of the insurers are brand new to the market and they are offering competitive plans. >> mr. chairman, could i just ask that this document-- >> p
capability is enormously important to the united states to the foreign policy to defense matters and economic matters and i'm a strong supporter of it. >> reporter: jim sciutto, cnn, washington. >>> our thanks to jim. >>> healthcare.gov is apparently off life support this morning. the obama care website back online after suffering a nationwide network outage over the weekend. later this morning, testifying at the congressional hearing will be an administration for the medicare and medicaid services. 325,000 people have now been able to sign up for private insurance through obama care state-run marketplaces. cnn has learned health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius missed an extended deadline set by house committee to turn over documents about the healthcare.gov website and could trigger a congressional subpoena from republicans. >>> lindsey graham is trying to hold up all nominations for federal positions until the outpost in benghazi appear in congress. they say they sent someone there on the night of the attack. the white house is accusing republicans of playing politics with th
, to defense matters, to economic matters, and i am a strong supporter of it. >> the director of national intelligence james clapper announced overnight he is declassifying a trove of documents about the collection under the foreign intelligence surveillance acts, or first ssa. later today, clapper and the head of the nsa, keith alexen direction will be testify on the hill about that program. you can be sure they're going to be getting questions about spying overseas, how far it should go and what limits the administration is considering placing on it now. >> this is a huge story, especially in europe. jim sciutto, thank you very much. >>> republican senator lindsey graham turning up the heat on the obama administration for its handling of last year's benghazi rror attack and its aftermath. the outspoken critic of the administration is threatening to block all presidential nomination, before the senate until survivors of that attack testify before congress. take a listen to graham on fox news. >> for god sakes, let the house have a select committee where you get three or four committees t
's biggest problems on defense, giving up 44 points per game . that is among the worst in the country. just weeks ago their head coach said cal's confidence had been shaken but bears have not given up. >> i think everybody is frustrated. disappointed. but i think everybody is seeing a reason to keep working and running. and are optimistic. >> tomorrow, michigan, michigan state. battling top ten teams in the night cap. this is follow bid after the game. second round of the charles schwab championship included with a fan favorite. playing with this trophy and fun part here is the back spin. look at this, just like, pulling this over a rope. yes. taking it for birdie. couples his second straight. leads to 12 under. well, lost in the middle of a fest last night was an owed side line confrontation between mark jackson and blake griffin. second quarter griffin goes over and steps on jackson's foot the coach just gives him a shove up the court. later on, they revise vizit this, face-to-face. remember, jackson won't back douvenl he's old school new york. he's going to get his words in. blake griff
arizona, cal's biggest problems on defense, giving up 44 points per game . that is among the worst in the country. just weeks ago their head coach said cal's confidence had been shaken but bears have not given up. >> i think everybody is frustrated. disappointed. but i think everybody is seeing a reason to keep working and running. and are optimistic. >> tomorrow, michigan, michigan state. battling top ten teams in the night cap. this is follow bid after the game. second round of the charles schwab championship included with a fan favorite. playing with this trophy and 444,000s ndz cash. fun part here is the back spin. look at this, just like, pulling this over a rope. yes. taking it for birdie. couples his second straight. leads to 12 under. well, lost in the middle of a fest last night was an owed side line confrontation between mark jackson and blake griffin. second quarter griffin goes over and steps on jackson's foot the coach just gives him a shove up the court. later on, they revise vizit this, face-to-face. remember, jackson won't back douvenl he's old school new york. he'
. the white house, the state department -- crisscross. the white house, the state department, the defense department, the c.i.o. were all involved, resulting in overlapping but uncoordinated investigations. benghazi was a terrorist attack. we needed team effort to find out what happened. why it happened. and how we are going to bring the perpetrators to justice. any of these chairmen would be capable of leading this select committee, and other members of their committees would be very good to serve as well. they would do a good job. i have confidence in them. let me be clear, i have no intention of chairing or serving on the select committee. i will not serve on the select committee. i just want to learn the truth, just like the american people. there is a history in congress that when things overlap between committees and transcend jurisdictions, select committees were established. two well-known examples, watergate and iran contra. i am submitting for the record a list of the past select committees over the past 50 years, which will be at the end of my statement. a select committee woul
-filled emergency damn that might offer a layer of defense for the tunnel the next time. they're also considering this idea from west virginia university. an inflatable plug. in the meantime carpenters have he recognized this plywood wall at the low point where the water gushed in. but in the long run will plywood and inflatables an other small scale changes be enough to protect this metropolis. >> if you made this airtight and we did not allow the $66 million gallons of water that we pumped out to come into our system, where would that water be? it would be in the streets and if would be in the basements and on the first floors of all the buildings surrounding. it's got to be a really regional issue to decide how do you deal with something like that. >> in june new york mayor mike bloomberg released a $20 billion plan to make the city more resilient. it calls for several small barriers at strategic locations as well as plenty of new seawalls. but it does not support construction of massive storm surge barriers like they have built in places like the netherlands. building structures that expensiv
to her defense or will they pile on? a preview of how the next few hours are likely to play out when the medicare chief was on the hot seat yesterday. >> do the millions of americans who attempted to use health care.gov, i want to apologize that the website has not worked as well as it should. this experience has not lived up to our expectations or expectations of the american people and it is not acceptable. >> according to her prepared testimony, sebelius will repeat the last line nearly verbatim saying they have not lived up to the expectations of the american people. her remarks do not include a formal apology and she is expected to blame the private contractor who is built the site saying their work has not met expectations. overnight the house oversight committee released a report from the main contractor showing it reported concerns that the site was not ready for launch as far back as august. the status report was not a dire warning and was more of a list of things to do. republican lawmakers are demanding accountability. >> who is in charge of this? it was you? >> yes. i'm i
defensive take on the markets. as you know, i've stayed with my health care, my technology. my industrial stocks and my consumer staples. we've been looking like a hero. i hope it continues. but i don't -- i think you're much wiser when prices get this high. p/e multiples expand and profit margins are at all-time highs to hit your singles and doubles. >> buy and hold. that's my mantra. this thing is going to come to an end. they always do. i know that. >> yeah. >> but right now, it isn't the end. i'm with mr. heebner on this one. thank you. we appreciate it very much. >>> now, news, israelis take out a huge shipment of russian missiles in syria. looks like they were being sent to the terrorists at hezbollah. we're going to have the latest on that developing story and more, just ahead. it's a growing trend in business: do more with less with less energy. hp is helping ups do just that. soon, the world's most intelligent servers, designed by hp, will give ups over twice the performance, using forty percent less energy. multiply that across over a thousand locations, and they'll provide the
. is that their defense now, push it off on the insurance companies? hey that language isn't in the law, talk to your insurance company. >> yeah, exactly. i think is going back to the white house playbook on everything. find a villain and blame everything on the villain. i think it is very hard sell. we've seen them try to blame this on republicans claiming sabotage. now you will suggest that the insurance companies are ones really at fault, actually what the insurance companies are doing is required by obamacare. bill: you have a quote from august of 2009. i've got 30 seconds. what was said then so revealing now? >> pretty striking. representative tom price, republican, who is a medical doctor in the house of representatives behave the weekly address, said on the stump the president regularly tells americans if you like your plan you can keep your plan. but if you read the bill, that just isn't so. for starters within five years every health care plan will have to meet a new federal definition for coverage, one that your current plan might not match even if you like it. this was predicted long ago b
with the support of many groups, including the national farmers union, national corn growers, it national defense fund, it was quite a group and we look forward to working with the house on that. now the senator will address the work we have done with conservation challenges like flooding. we also have limited direct payments to form the commodity programs by strengthening some of the payment limits to make sure the people eligible or farmers and not urban millionaires. we have continued the successful sugar program. the livestock program, and i also strongly support the funding in our bill for the senate energy provision, including expanding homegrown renewable energy as we look at the success of reduced dependence on foreign oil, from 60% to 40%. a lot of it has to deal with what i have seen from biofuels, 10% of our nation's fuel supply, they have been very important to this change. the new farmers and ranchers provision is something we have worked hard on including in the bill. the importance of the snap and seniorsilies still need to put food on the table. the senate made some that's me -- m
's assurances to the contrary. >> reporter: the white house is on the defensive, trying to explain how, when the president repeatedly said this -- >> if you like your doctor or health care plan you can keep it. >> reporter: he really didn't mean it. >> well the president said what everybody said all along there are going to be changes brought about by the affordable care act to create minimum standards of coverage. >> reporter: it's an unexpected reality of obama care being told through ant thatna antidotes and media. cbs news has confirmed with insurance companies across the country that more than 2 million people are getting notices they no longer can keep their existing plan. in california 279,000. in michigan 140,000. florida, 300,000. and in new jersey 800,000. and those numbers are certain to go even higher. some companies tell us they've sent letters, but they won't tell us how many. >> what we're seeing now is the reality. coming into play. >> reporter: industry experts like larry levitt of the kaiser family foundation say the insurance companies have no choice.
as $300 per year, according to the cbo. snap is the first line of defense for the most numb verble among us. and helpsen sure millions of americans have access to food. @fact that the house even plo poedsd and padded the bill is beyond ne. we do not u tourn our barks on frarnlers seeking help with crop ever insurance. according to the environmental working group, taxpayers subsidize 62%. some subsidies can be as much as 100% of the cost of the most basic coverage lefrl. crop ininsurance is the own support program not subject to some sort of means testing. le reduces the level with an adjusted gross income of over 7250 shl $750,000. the inclusion of central state university as an 1890 labd grant institution and the ability of schools to serve more fresh foots and vegetables. resolving this issue and others will not be an easy task. >> the gentle lady recognized from south dakota. >> thank you, mr. chairman. i appreciate all of my colleagues being here today. it's been years that we've been working on this farm bill. i'm certainly thrilled to be at the table today. in south side 1d. >> the
definition of self-defense. this is a tough time for nsa. everyone says, what are you doing and why are you doing it? when we get together, we actually say, it is much more important for this country that we defend this nation and take the beatings than it is to give up a program that would result in this nation being attacked. we would rather be here in front of you today and telling you why thenfended these programs having give them up and have our nation or our allies be attacked and have people killed. span,is weekend on c- intelligence officials defend the nsa intelligence program at a house hearing. saturday at 10 a.m. eastern. live funds on c-span 2, your phone calls and comments for kitty kelley. both tv's noon on "in-depth." in november,end remembering john f. kennedy. eyewitness events surrounding the assassination. sundays at 3 p.m. eastern. >> this painting was originally painted as my grandmother's .fficial white house portrait in the 1960s, lady bird johnson went looking for portraits of first ladies to bring hang in the white house. they thought it was important. she looked h
.r. 330 which has patched the house as part of the most recent department of defense authorization bill by a vote of 392-1. at this time i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from arizona. mr. grijalva: thank you, mr. speaker. i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. grijalva: i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. grijalva: thank you. h.r. 330 designates the memorial at the march field air museum in riverside, california, as the distinguished flying cross national memorial. the memorial to recipients of the u.s. air force distinguished flying cross was dedicated on october 27, 2010, and since then it stands as a proud symbol of remembrance and honor for all members of the u.s. armed forces who have demonstrated heroism and extraordinary achievement the distinguished flying cross is the oldest military award for aviation, but there is no national memorial to recognize the sacrifice
. there is nothing that you can possibly say but talk in circles. >> that's a good point. his defense is that the web site doesn't work. the entire linchpin of healthcare.gov doesn't work. that's why these numbers you are citing doesn't necessarily work. steve hayes says this goes beyond the numbers for the administration. listen. >> this has moved from a theoretical debate over the past three years to real numbers where people are doing real math. i mean, people are getting these letters. these are not made up things. people who have household budgets are trying to find a way to make this work. and the problem for the administration is they can spin it and jay carney can refuse to geoff i. give out the enrollment numbers and they can play games with the timing of some of this but it doesn't matter. ultimately the numbers are what they are. >> meanwhile democrats running for re-election are upset and nervous about this as rightly they should be. they held a closed door meeting. they are concerned that this goes beyond just the web site problems. but there are real structural issues with obama care. a
, the labor education bill, the defense bill, move them all individually. there is not enough time when we talk about the calendar. there is not enough time to move all of the bills individually at this point. host: sarah from dover, pennsylvania. caller: good morning. i would like to change the subject a little bit if i can. i live on medicare. the medicare and food stamps -- $125 a week.g on if they take food stamps away --m me -- the [indiscernible] he needs to feeds us first before he feeds anyone else. have a place to live. our guys come home from the service. they are losing because they have no place to live. i would like to see that to happen, too. thank you. host: there is a story in politico. the headline talks about the farm bill that he gets no respect, referencing rodney dangerfield. why is this an important discussion happening? guest: the last time we had a inm bill, that law expired 2008. what is it 2013? it has been five years since we had a new farm bill passed. the fact they are going into conference to sit down in both chambers, that is huge. that is something. he is ch
and of the kind of problems we can expect if washington democrats continue their stubborn defense of this partisan law. now, mr. president, on another .atter
is accompanied this trip by a sunni defense minister and a ministero foreign representing other blocs. is that that is just for show and that he really intends to continue to govern from a shiite-first perspective and so far, he has been able to essentially use u.s. resources and u.s. cover to help do that. host: we have been talking with ann gearon of "the washington post." we will take more of your calls on this week's top stories. let's go to liz in phoenix, arizona, our line for democrats. are you with us? it looks like we don't have her. in sonoma, carol california, on our line for republicans. caller: good morning. i have a comment on immigration reform. i have watched c-span for many years now. i have never heard anyone compare other immigrant groups to the mexican-american group. that, in theto say case of italian-americans, they came in legally, some of them waited up to 15 years before they could come in legally. often, the old people and the country died and could not come with the children and grandchildren. in they never said let me and i will be here illegally and then
matter only exacerbates it and makes it more urgent. >> i'm not sitting here and playing defense attorney. like padea we held him on bogus charges -- so there we go. we stayed away -- >> the sabin story was unbelievable. >> we all watched "60 minutes." >> apologize for miami. >> he said it reflected very poorly on my character the way i left there. >> a lot of stuff i learned. >> a real regret. never seen regret from nick sabin. he had it last night on "60 minutes." now go to your affordable care act. we should do more than kick the president around. >> according to the associated press, 3.5 million americans have been issued cancellation notices. >> but the president -- >> think about this. you want 7 million signed up but right now you have 3.5 million kicked off. it's about 5% that are going to experience this upgrade or this move to another plan not being able to see their doctors. listen to me. >> if you like -- >> in the grand scheme of things, it's a small number and it should have been considered if you know anything about rolling out anything in the press. you should have known t
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